According to local media who claimed to have spoken to hostages, the gunman is calling himself ‘the Brother’
Sydney's city center was on lockdown after a gunman took hostages in a cafe in the financial district
"Our parliament is not a pub, it is a workplace," declared the Victoria Labour leader
Experts say the technology will give submarines better underwater range and speed compared to other diesel-electric vessels that use air independent propulsion (AIP) undersea.
The Australian defence ministry confirmed that a small fleet of Russian ships was heading for eastern Australia, ahead of the G20 conference in Brisbane
Musician Phil Rudd has been arrested in New Zealand, on suspicion of involvement of an alleged double murder plot involving a hitman
Australian PM Tony Abbott said he will use an upcoming summit to confront the Russian president over the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17
Militants connected with radical group Islamic State were planning to behead a member of the public in Australia, Prime Minister Tony Abbott has said
The former U.S. presidential candidate signed a letter in support of an anti-gay group holding a conference in Australia
Forget Périgord and Umbria. The rare and exotic truffles of Italy and France are facing new competition from Australia and England.
Australia's hard-line policy is facing increased scrutiny after reports of suicide attempts by mothers in detention
The move will fuel concerns about Australia's hard-line policy and rights abuses in Sri Lanka.
Nearly three miles under the Indian Ocean, a drone called the Blue-fin 21 will begin looking for signs of flight MH370